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June 28, 2013

Najwa Karam will be one of the stars performing at the Jerash Festival. (Image:
07:00 GMT

It's that time of year again when Arab artists flock to the beautiful city of Jerash for a round of magnificent concerts.

June 27, 2013

Stevie Wonder (Getty Images/Larry Busacca)
15:36 GMT

The 'Superstition' hit maker, Stevie Wonder, is still a gospel singing machine. His next album will be a tribute to his mother and may include a track in Arabic!

‘Them’ keyboardist Rami Kayyali, who is half Syrian and half Russian, said it was a good opportunity to have a bit of fun. (Photo courtesy of Twitter)
15:16 GMT

Aspiring musicians now have another chance to spread their work around the region, thanks to the organizers of Sikka Art Fair.

Who sang Cyrine a lullaby? (Image: Facebook)
13:57 GMT

Cyrine takes on to Twitter to show her fans exactly what she's up to: sleeping!

Something to smile about: Farah Bseiso back on the scene. (Image: Wikipedia)
11:20 GMT

It's Ramadan next week and TV star comebacks are flooding our way. Actress Farah Bseiso is also sailing down that stream.

The face of a winner: Maxim Khalil (Image: Maxim Khalil Facebook)
10:50 GMT

We love awards ceremonies, we love trophies, and we love Maxim Khalil!

"The Voice" of an angel - Assi Helani (Image: Assi Helani Facebook)
10:42 GMT

We can never have enough of singing talent shows, and The Voice is no exception to that rule. Who's your favorite judge? Find out if they'll be back for Season 2!

Serious business: Munther Rihana (Image: Munther Rihana Facebook)
10:09 GMT

Munther Rihana has been spending some time in a dark and scary room, AKA a cell!

Wael Kfouri worries about his marital reputation while standing next to Elissa at Murex D'or Ceremony (Photos courtesy of Facebook)
07:38 GMT

With the rumors flying so fast and fellow celeb Elissa at his side, Lebanese dreamboat singer Wael Kfouri made quick decisive move and dedicated his Murex D'or award to his wife, squelching gossip that they were falling apart.

Alicia Keys belts it out in concert
07:30 GMT

Love her or hate her, Alicia Keys is coming back to the Middle East in November with a concert so hot, it's gonna set Dubai on fire!

Jude Law can be the bad guy when he wants to, judging yay or nay on the shortlisted films  (Getty Images/Stuart Wilson)
05:19 GMT

Hey Jude Law! Welcome again to the Middle East! One of our favorite Hollywood hotties is on the panel that will select the winner of Image Nation's short film competition, Arab Film Studio.

June 26, 2013

Fifi Abdo ready to ball. (Image: Albawaba)
14:18 GMT

Age is just a number for Fifi Abdo, who was a busy bee in Morocco this month. Let's catch up with her... literally!

Assaf's biggest fan: Ragheb Alama. (Image: Albawaba)
14:04 GMT

Someone's in luck – Lebanese singer Ragheb Alama is now Palestinian too, well, Kinda! The superstar is getting a free ticket to the Holy Land in the form of an honorary passport

Asala looking younger than ever in a snapshot from her latest video. (Image: Asala's official Facebook)
14:02 GMT

Another starlet, another new song. This time, it's Asala Nasri with her latest YouTube hit!

Ramy Ayach pumps up the volume with Sony partnership
13:41 GMT

The dreamy dude will soon tie the knot, cut the ribbon, and 'Make Believe' with Sony! Lebanese songster Ramy Ayach has a wedding, a restaurant opening, and a new cooperation with Sony all in one crazy good summer!